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Caffeine is a stimulant. It is used to help stay awake and to increase alertness. It is also used in combination with pain relievers to enhance the effectiveness in treating headaches.

 
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Caffeine is a stimulant. It is used to help stay awake and to increase alertness. It is also used in combination with pain relievers to enhance the effectiveness in treating headaches.
Notes
  • This medication is not a substitute for normal sleep patterns.
  • It is not to be taken on a routine basis.Be aware of the caffeine content in foods and beverages such as coffee, tea, soft drinks, cocoa and chocolate.

Storage
  • Store away from heat, light and moisture.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.

Overdose
  • Symptoms of overdose may include stomach pain, anxiety, agitation, confusion, irregular or fast heartbeat, frequent urination, muscle twitching, ringing in the ears, trouble sleeping, and seizures.

How To Use
  • Take this medication by mouth as directed.
  • Do not crush or chew this medication.
  • They must be swallowed whole.Do not increase the dose, take this more often than prescribed or continue using this for prolonged periods.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, stomach upset, insomnia, restlessness, nervousness, tremor, headache, lightheadedness may occur.
  • Large amounts of caffeine may aggravate ulcers, cause frequent urination, flushing, muscle twitch or irritability.
  • If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor.Abrupt stopping of caffeine intake after several weeks of regular daily use may cause withdrawal symptoms such as headache, anxiety or muscle tension within 12 to 18 hours.Notify your doctor if you experience: dizziness, depression, rapid breathing, chest pain, confusion, fatigue.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you have: heart problems, diabetes, anxiety disorders, depression, ulcers, allergies (especially drug allergies).This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Since small amounts of this medication appear in breast milk, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take, including: cimetidine, disulfiram, ciprofloxacin, enoxacin, birth control pills, diet pills, decongestants, if you smoke.Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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